Kejriwal’s wife possessing two voter IDs, BJP files complaint
After AAP’s allegations about cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir having two voter ID cards, BJP leader Harish Khurana on Monday filed a criminal complaint against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s wife Sunita Kejriwal for possessing two voter ID cards.
“Sunita Kejriwal’s one ID is from Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad Parliamentary constituency, the other is from Chandni Chowk,” Khurana alleged in his complaint.
The complainant further sought action against the accused under Section 17 read with section 31 of the Representation of the People Act, 1950 (RPA) and Section 417 of Indian Penal Code (IPC), 1860, in the interest of justice.
On the other hand, AAP leader Atishi also accused cricketer turned politician Gautam Gambhir of having two voter ID cards. Gambhir is currently contesting Lok Sabha election on BJP ticket against AAP’s Atishi and Arvinder Singh Lovely from East Delhi seat, he has replaced Maheish Girri of BJP. Atishi claimed that Gambhir is registered voter in Delhi’s Karol Bagh and Rajinder Nagar as well.
AAP party also tweeted about it from its official twitter handle.
— AAP (@AamAadmiParty) April 29, 2019
Section 17 of RPA states that no person is entitled to be enrolled as a voter in more than one constituency and its violation is a criminal offence punishable with maximum one year imprisonment, while Section 31 of RPA mentions that making false declaration in the matter of inclusion or exclusion of voter rolls punishable with up to one year in prison.
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